Robert Egger at The Shine, Nov 25, 2016

Robert Egger on Business Rockstars, March 4th, 2016

Robert Egger at the Green Venice Expo 2.0, April 9, 2016

L.A. Kitchen Founder Robert Egger at the Aspen Institute, August 20, 2015


L.A. Kitchen founder-president Robert Egger on PBS’s Tavis Smiley Show, March 2013



DC Central Kitchen’s founder Robert Egger says clubs can bring similar program to NSW, Daily Telegraph, Oct 14, 2017

USC medical students hit the kitchen to learn nutrition firsthand, USC Magazine Sept 29, 2017

Q&A with nonprofit leader and activist Robert Egger, NH Business Review, August 4, 2017

Meet Robert Egger, a Global Citizen of America Who Doesn’t Want Any Food or Person to Be Left Behind, Global Citizen, March 30, 2017

Is It Time for Nonprofits to Get Political? February 15, 2017

Robert Egger: “Our Sector Is About To Be Hit, And Hit Hard” A Blue Avocado Interview, January, 2017

Robert Egger Dreamed of Changing the World Through Music. He Changed It Through Food Instead (LA Weekly, May 4, 2016)

Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America (Generocity, March 31, 2016)

15 Questions with Robert Egger (CNN Money, October 23, 2015)

A New Social Experiment Driven by Food: L.A. Kitchen Opens for Service (Food Tank, October 11, 2015)

Why the World Goes Hungry, And Hopefully Won’t For Long, (GOOP, October 8, 2015) 

Gwyneth Paltrow Aims to Give Real Food to Those Who Need it Most, (Variety, Oct 6, 2015)

How L.A. Kitchen does it all, from fighting food waste to training workers and feeding seniors (L.A. Times, August 17, 2015)

A First Look at L.A. Kitchen (Good Food w/ Evan Kleiman, February 28, 2015)

Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down (NPR, September 20, 2014)

Food Hero: Robert Egger-Founder and President of L.A. Kitchen (Food Tank, June 21, 2014)

New L.A. Nonprofit Empowers the Disadvantaged to Reduce Waste and Build a Local Food System (Seedstock, June 16, 2014)

On A Mission To Feed The Needs Of LA (NBC News, May 21st 2014)

L.A. Prep, L.A. Kitchen to build huge incubator and training kitchens  (L.A. Times, April 29, 2014)

L.A. Prep Project in Lincoln Heights Secures Financing (Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2014)

Activist Robert Egger’s SoCal Return (KCET, April 25, 2014)

LA Kitchen’s job training for ex-cons, foster kids (KPCC’s Off-Ramp, November 15, 2013)

L.A.’s Kitchen (Edible Westside, Fall 2013)

L.A. Kitchen Will Salvage Produce to Feed Angelenos (AARP Bulletin, June 1, 2013)

En Busca de Cocina para LA Kitchen (La Opinion, March 26, 2013)

Food Provider Extraordinare Robert Egger takes it to Los Angeles” (Our Food News, January 16, 2013)

AARP Foundation pledges $1 million to Robert Egger’s new L.A. Kitchen (Washington Business Journal, January 8, 2013)

Huffington Post: “Robert Egger DC Tribute Party LA Kitchen (Huffington Post, January 8, 2013)

AARP Foundation Announces Million Dollar Partnership with Nonprofit Start-up, L.A. Kitchen in Effort to Older Adult Hunger (AARP, January 8, 2013)

Robert Egger to Launch Non-Profit L.A. Kitchen in 2013 (Eater LA, October 10, 2012)

DC Central Kitchen’s Robert Egger Announces Departure and Plans to Launch LA Kitchen in 2013 (Eater DC, October 9, 2012)

Ladling Soup, Raising Hell: Nonprofit insider Robert Egger is out to reform charities from within (UTNE Reader, March-April 2009)

Giving Voice to the Nonprofit Sector (The Hill, October 2, 2012)

Just in Time for the 2012 Election, Nonprofits Get Their Own PAC (Huffington Post, March 12, 2012)

Budget Deficit Forces Questions About Charity Spending on Lobbying (The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 4, 2012)

CFOs Exceling Beyond Excel (Association/Nonprofit Bisnow, January 30, 2012)

Nonprofit CFOs Honored for Work (Washington Post, January 29, 2012)

10 Nonprofits to Watch in 2012 (Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 5, 2012)

Quote: Society | Aspen Ideas Festival (2011)

Nonprofits Triumph Over House Republicans in 2012 Budget Battle (The Hill, December 20, 2011)

Nonprofits as Equal Partners in the Economy: An Interview with Robert Egger (Social Velocity, November 2011)

New Group Endorses Politicians Who Pledge to Strengthen Nonprofits (Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 3, 2011)

No Profits Without Nonprofits (HuffingtonPost, November 2, 2011)

Occupy Wall Street – What’s Next? (Street Sense, October 14, 2011)

Robert Egger On Why Nonprofits Need To Re-Think Marketing (Marketing Efficiency, May 22, 2011)

Nonprofit summit shows need for unity, louder political voice (, May 2011)

What It Takes: Conversations with Achievers (Washington Post, June 2010)

Some Nonprofits Push for Increased Federal Involvement (Washington Post, August 19, 2008)

Generous To A Fault? Nonprofits Must Align Efforts (Hartford Courant, Feb 11, 2008)

Nonprofit Primary Pursuits (Chronicle of Philanthropy, Jan 24, 2008) (PDF)

WTOP ‘Player’ Interview

Nonprofit Leaders Question Presidential Contenders Before New Hampshire Primary (Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 6, 2008)

President Robert Egger shares his vision for changing charity in America with Baltimore’s Urbanite Magazine (Dec 2007) highlights Robert’s work with the Primary Project and the goal of getting the candidates to consider opening a national office for the sector (, Nov 20, 2007)

DC Central Kitchen Partners with Divine Chocolate for Recipe Contest (Oct 15, 2007)(PDF)

Robert Egger Recognized in Nonprofit Times’ Power and Influence Top 50 for 2nd Straight Year (The Nonprofit Times, August 1, 2007)(PDF)

In the War on Hunger, His Plate Is Full (Washington Post, July 1, 2007)

Robert Egger (Washington Life Magazine 2007)

Homeless Grapevine Interview with Robert Egger (The Homeless Grapevine, October-November 2006)

Oprah Magazine Chooses Robert Egger as one of its “Real Sexiest Men Alive” (Oprah Magazine, August 19, 2006)

Robert Receives Oprah’s “Use Your Life Award.” (
15 Minutes (Stanford Social Innovation Review, May 2005)

Area Nonprofits Play Large Economic Role (Washington Post, February 23, 2005)

BOOK REVIEW: An Appetite for Change (Philanthropy Magazine, July 4, 2004)

Tough Words To Swallow (Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 1, 2004)

How charity should work (USA Today, March 22, 2004)

An Entrepreneur’s Approach to Hunger & Homelessness (Social Enterprise Reporter)

Featured Use Your Life Award (Oprah, February 12, 2001)